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it on your pants. paint. the kelly moore plant in san carlos, california, turns out nearly 40,000 gallons a day. it's one of the largest employee-owned paint operations in the u.s. part of a $13 billion industry domestically. 140 workers in the 15 acre san carlos facility, 1,500 world wide, including 150 retail outlets in seven states. >> we own currently 58% of the stock and the rest of the stock is owned by the moore family. >> mike: you like white? they got it. you like -- they got that, too. >> still seeing a lot of reds. that teal is slipping into it. teal and turquoise. green still kind of there still. yellows, yellow influence, neutrals are still there. but the teals and the reds and oranges. oranges are just really popular right now, too. >> i started off with. >> mike: steve devoe is chairman and c.e.o. of the 66-year-old company. he does not paint a pretty picture of what they and every other paint manufacturer has been through over the last couple years. what he does do is point out why kelly moore fared better than most. first, history. they have it. started in 1946 by bill ke
in watson's side, wasn't it. >> it was. thomas watson once wrote that he failed to understand how see moore cray who had only 34 employees plus the jauntier, could beat ibm with its resources. >> and this has 64 miles of wire. tell us about that? >> it connecting everything, and it's done by hand. it took about six months for a team of women assemblers to quire up a cray 1. >> and how much did it cost? ed. >> 10 million. >> holy cow. in 1970s money, that was a lot of money. what was the main motivation? >> well, a lot of defense problems, for example nuclear weapons design, even weather forecasting required intense amounts of computer power, and theca 1 was the -- the cray 1 was the only computer that could handle that problem. >> tell us about the design. >> well, it's round because it keeps the amount of wire there shorter and thus faster. >> all right. let's take a look now at the minis. >> okay. >> this is my favorite computer in the whole museum. tell us about this bright horsage honeywell computer. >> this was put out by neiman marcus, who puts out the fancy christmas list. this was t
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